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Online CaliZed9

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Re: 2019, 2020 , 2021 differences
Reply #10 on: January 13, 2021, 07:53:32 AM
*Originally Posted by CraigT [+]
But no reduction on (UK) road tax. The RS costs me 3 times what I am paying on my car which spews out far more CO......most unfair :232:

I guess we all pay some sort of ‘tax’ to keep riding.  Here, it cost me over $200 to renew the license tag on my ‘18.  It’s still that much to renew the tag on my 15 year old Hayabusa!  Happily though, no inspection requirements.

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Re: 2019, 2020 , 2021 differences
Reply #11 on: January 13, 2021, 09:43:25 AM
*Originally Posted by Entropy [+]
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I'd ask to ride each one and see which one clunks the least from 5th to 6th and back from 6th to 5th.  I get the impression that the earlier ones had a better gearbox action from 5th to 6th.  Mine's a 2020 green and it is very noticeable (all other gears are fine).
Same on the 19 models & I imagine all others...

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Re: 2019, 2020 , 2021 differences
Reply #12 on: January 14, 2021, 06:10:55 AM
Change yer oil. It might help...

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Re: 2019, 2020 , 2021 differences
Reply #13 on: January 14, 2021, 06:23:39 AM
*Originally Posted by peter88 [+]
Same on the 19 models & I imagine all others...

Not all others.  My ‘18 shifts perfectly up and down.

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Re: 2019, 2020 , 2021 differences
Reply #14 on: January 14, 2021, 06:44:11 AM
Mine changes gear smoothly & without any issues but just clunks between 5th & 6th.....Strange how two bikes can be different...

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Re: 2019, 2020 , 2021 differences
Reply #15 on: January 14, 2021, 07:27:47 AM
*Originally Posted by CaliZed9 [+]
Not all others.  My ‘18 shifts perfectly up and down.

My 2019 bike has no problems, but the shift from 5th to 6th isn't as smooth as the rest.

I guess that maybe I got a bike where the tolerances in manufacturing were on the good side, others are less lucky.

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Re: 2019, 2020 , 2021 differences
Reply #16 on: January 14, 2021, 09:16:56 AM
You would think in these day of computer technology & precise machining every RS would be identical....It doesn't make sense to me....

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Re: 2019, 2020 , 2021 differences
Reply #17 on: January 14, 2021, 09:50:44 PM
Confuses this Country Boy! :087:

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Re: 2019, 2020 , 2021 differences
Reply #18 on: January 15, 2021, 01:56:58 PM


Other than the possibility of having some issues with shifting from 5th to 6th are there any other known problems with this latest models? One of the main reason  why I want to buy this motorcycle is reliability because I am tired of Ducati or Bmw the motorcycles that I have ridden so far. Their reliability is total crap especially Ducati - don 't get me wrong , they make beautiful machines, it's a pleasure to ride them (when they work), but they have to many problems.



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Re: 2019, 2020 , 2021 differences
Reply #19 on: January 15, 2021, 02:13:14 PM
I don't use 6th very often. Problem solved.
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